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About Mokolodi Backpackers

Mokolodi Backpackers is located 10kms southwest of the capital city of Gaborone, and is a short walk to Mokolodi Nature Reserve.Set in rugged semi-arid African bushveld and surrounded by an abundance of indigenous flora and fauna, Mokolodi Backpackers’ offers comfortable and affordable self-catering accommodation and campsites, together with attentive service and warm and friendly hospitality.The accommodation comprises a luxury rondavel with en-suite facilities, thatched cottages with two single beds in each; two-sleeper timber huts; four-sleeper timber units with bunks; a single unit; and tents with single beds. All are clean, well maintained and secure. Camping facilities are also available with 220V power outlets close by. Parking is available on the property.Mokolodi Backpackers has a communal self-catering kitchen, and communal hot-water shower facilities with fresh towels and linen supplied daily. Wi-fi is also available.Nearby activities include a variety of game drives at Mokolodi Nature Reserve, horse safaris, hiking, bird watching and enjoying spectacular sunsets – or just lounging around the pool or shooting pool at the bar.We at Mokolodi Backpackers are also happy to impart travel advice to guests for their further travels in Botswana, and willing to introduce them to Botswana culture and traditional African cuisine.Botswana’s weather is both warm and dry for most of the year, although it does rain in mid-summer, and it can be quite nippy in mid-winter.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 42
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Reviews: 78 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Tswana (Setswana)
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

We do have Visa/MasterCard facilities at the backpackers, and also accept cash. Payment (if applicable) to be made when you book in.

Availability and pricing

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  • Four-sleeper Wooden Unit Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 3 These are four-person wooden units with two bunk beds in each. They can each accommodate up to four persons. The units... see more Features:  Bunk beds
    from R660 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • 4x4 Camping Spot - Your own Tent Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 4x4 Camping is done on the premises of the Backpackers, within our boundary walls. 220 Vac power is available. 4x4... see more Features:  Shower only
        from R380 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults
          • Camping - Our Tent Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 A canvas tent with 2 single beds inside.The unit is self-catering and has access to a communal kitchen and communal... see more Features:  Shower only, Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Single beds
            from R580 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults
              • Two-sleeper Wooden Unit Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 These are two-person wooden units with two single beds in each. The units are self-catering and have access to a commun... see more Features:  Single beds
                from R760 For 2 guests
                • Rooms Adults
                  • Private Chalet Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 These are two-person thatched cottages with two single beds in each. The units are self-catering and have access to a... see more Features:  Single beds
                    from R900 For 2 guests
                    • Rooms Adults
                      • Camping Spot - Your own Tent Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Camping is done on the premises of the Backpackers, within our boundary walls. 220 Vac power is available.Campers... see more Features:  Shower only
                        from R380 For 2 guests
                        • Adults
                          • Single Room Sleeps 1 Includes: Self-catering A 1-person private room – with 1 single bed inside. The unit is self-catering and has access to a communal kitchen and... see more
                            from R450 Room rate
                            • Adults
                              • Double Unit Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering A 2-person unit - with a double bed inside. The unit is self-catering and has access to a communal kitchen and communal... see more Features:  Double beds, Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Fan, Wi-Fi
                                from R760 For 2 guests
                                • Adults
                                  • Executive Rondavel Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering This luxury rondavel has a double bed, air-conditioning, a desk and a chair. There is an en-suite bathroom and a kitche... see more Features:  Double beds
                                    from R1040 Room rate
                                    • Adults

                                      Reviews for Mokolodi Backpackers

                                      78 guest reviews Reviews of

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                                      Corrie Mynhardt
                                      02 June 2018

                                      This was not our 1st visit and will not be our last. Hendrik has gone out of his way to give advice and support when our vehicle battery suddenly "died". The staff is friendly and efficient. We love this spot.

                                      ishmael Mothibi
                                      11 December 2017

                                      The road to enter the Mokolodi plots from the A1 road is not visible at night. The people are kind and humble, the hospitality is on point. The rooms are clean. Sharing the pool with the birds is not really cool. But otherwise its a great place to stay at.

                                      Gideon Pienaar
                                      26 August 2017

                                      THE PRIVICY THAT CHALET 1 & 2 OFFERED WAS APPRECIATED

                                      Elsa Gomis
                                      20 June 2017

                                      I've loved everything

                                      ian Massey
                                      31 May 2017

                                      The perfect stopover near Gaborone. Beautiful shady setting and charming host. Loved the pithy quotes posted all around. Backpacker's delight.

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                                      Mokolodi Backpackers Map

                                      Mokolodi Backpackers is 13.1km from the centre of Gaborone , the nearest airport 22.5km (Sir Seretse Khama International Airport).
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